Mike Lee runs a bike shop in Carlisle's Botchergate area. Although Botchergate has a mixed reputation, Mike is a huge fan of the area.
Thousands of fans turned out at Carlisle Racecourse to see superstar Jessie J perform a string of hits in the sunshine.
An auction of items belonging to TV cook Clarissa Dickson Wright has raised around £40,000 to pay off £17,000 worth of funeral expenses.
Three days before the start of the Football League season and Carlisle United are hoping to bring back the crowds to Brunton Park.
The Blues play Luton Town on Saturday before taking on Championship side Derby County on Monday, 11 August.
A Carlisle charity that aims to help more people with disabilities get into cycling is unveiling their new facilities later today.
Donations to the Watchtree Wheelers, totalling over £100,000, have meant renovations could take place.
They're holding a 'mass ride out' to celebrate
Ladies Night is always popular with racegoers, and Carlisle boasts one of the most exclusive ladies racing fixtures in the world.
All jockeys taking part must be female.
Last night's event pulled in thousands of spectators who were there for the racing - and for the entertainment too, as Jenny Longden reports.
Police searching for missing eight-year-old Alfie Tait have confirmed that he has been found safe and well.
Police are currently searching the Hammonds Pond area in Carlisle for a missing eight-year-old boy.
Alfie Tait was reported missing by his family earlier this afternoon after he left the garden he was playing in.
Officers are becoming increasingly concerned about his welfare as Alfie is severely autistic.
- Fair hair
- Last seen wearing cream shorts, trekker sandals and light blue t-shirt with little boats on.
80's soft rock band Wet Wet Wet have tweeted their thanks to the 6,000 strong crowd who turned out to see them last night at Carlisle Racecourse.
The band performed hits including their cover of The Beatles' 'With A Little Help From My Friends' and classic 'Love Is All Around.'
Carlisle racecourse played host to the world's only female jockey race event yesterday.
Ladies donned their big hats as thousands turned out to one of the busiest days on the race track calendar.
The event is the only race meeting in the world where all the jockeys are female.
Eighties band Wet Wet Wet took to the stage in the evening to entertain the crowds.
A prayer vigil will be held at 7.30pm in Carlisle Cathedral this evening to mark the centenary of the First World War.
Similar events are being held across the region, mainly between 10pm and 11pm to commemorate the exact time the war started.
People are being encouraged to switch off their lights and leave a single candle burning to remember those who died.
Three men have been arrested after a 60-year-old man was robbed at an ATM in Carlisle.
Police were called to the Sainsbury's on Caldewagate at 7:15 am this morning, Friday 1 August.
The three men, aged 26, 27 and 29, were arrested on suspicion of robbery
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time to get in contact with Cumbria Police on 101.